Longest Race: Recycling a Dream, 1908 Style

Longest Race: Recycling a Dream, 1908 Style

John Quam grew up around old cars on his family’s farm in Iowa. His dad collected vintage cars, so John was no stranger to the likes of Hupmobiles, Kissels, and Holsmans – more than 70 cars in all. John was drawn to the 2008 100th anniversary re-creation of the 1908 “Great Race,” a pioneering around-the-world journey in a new-fangled contraption called the automobile. But can you dust off an old 1928 car stashed in your family's barn and take it for a spin around the world? John thought so, and did – recycling history. Read More